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vNX-OS [N7K] installation (Step by Step)

Let’s drive from VirtualBox * Cisco Nexus vNX-OS and work with GNS3

1. Cisco vNX-OS Introduction

> Simulation of the Cisco Nexus devices are the ‘Titanium’ is included in the VIRL version 7.X as properly introduced

2. Cisco vIOS Availability:

A. Extract from Cisco VIRL: Cisco VIRL is paid because somehow the purchase of a personal level is a bit obviously very difficult http://virl-dev-innovate.cisco.com/

B. Google

3. vNX-OS[N7K] drive to VM VirtualBox

> Test environment: VM VirtualBox

> VNX-OS Image: Used 7.X versions extracted from the Cisco VIRL – N7K.vmdk

4. VM creation in VirtualBox

> New VM – OS (Linux, Other 64.bit),

> Name (vNX-oS),

> CPU (1),

> RAM (2G – 4G),

> Disk (existing presence, N7K.vmdk selection, Convert)

> VNX-OS MgMt virtual serial port settings for access control (Serial Port) – named pipe: //./pipe/vNX-OS

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Configuring Cisco Banners

Lab Prerequisites:

  • If you are using GNS3 than load the Stub Area Networking GNS3 topology file than start R1.
  • Establish a Console session with Router 1.

Lab Objectives:

  • Configure a login banner so that any attempted connections to the device are prompted with Legal information.
  • Configure an EXEC banner so that when a user establishes an exec session with the device the device displays the hostname and current line the session was established on.
  • Configure a Message of The Day (MOTD) Banner to display current scheduled downtime for device maintenance.

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